Irish Golfing Sensation Rory McIlroy Looks to the Future
The King of golfing in Europe, Rory McIlroy is said to be looking to the future since his Dubai win. We consider whether he’s the next golfing pro to bet your money on.
At just 29 years of age, he’s a force to be reckoned with. He has already walked away with a second Major Championship and has clawed his way to the top in the Official World Golf Ranking. Following his mesmerising Ryder Cup comeback, he’s proving to be a natural disaster for competitors. So, is he the next golfer to put a major bet on? Say goodbye to Tiger Woods – there’s a new kid in town.
A List of the Golfers Achievements to Date
Rory McIlroy has claimed many awards and achievements over the year. In fact, he’s garnered a name for himself in the golfing circuit thanks to his sheer determination and clean cut style of play. Below, we’ve listed some of his achievements and why he could be the next big thing. Should you place your money on him?
1. Won 2011 US Open
2. 2012 PGA Championship
3. Youngest Player to Win PGA Tour Playoff
4. The record for Lowest 72-Hole Total
He was awarded second place in 2012 by SportsPro in the “50 Most Marketable Athletes”. McIlroy is known for his dedicated charity work and is an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland.
What’s Next for the Golfing Pro?
Having wed American girlfriend, Erica Stoll in April 2018, he’s eager to set a solid base for himself and his family.
Speaking about his wife, McIlroy said, “We had been friends for years and knew each other through the golfing circle. Nearing the end of Summer 2014, we started hanging out.” The rest, as they say, is history.
McIlroy had been hounded by controversy following his acrimonious and questionable split from former fiancée, Caroline Wozniacki. Just days before the couple were due to walk down the aisle, McIlroy dumped her via a cold voicemail.